Alan Lavis is the Head of Architecture and Design at Net Consulting, Specialising in Service Management within the Defence Sector.

Alan began his IT career as a Network and Security Engineer at CGI (Formerly CGI) supporting customers across all business Sectors. He joined Net Consulting as an APM and Network Capacity Planning Consultant where he quickly became a SME in deployed Operational Networks. Alan actively supported the Task Force Helmand drawn decision process by modelling the impact of proposed changes.

Working closely with the Operate and Defend pillars, Alan was eventually selected as the ‘Defensive Cyber Operations Lead’ for the Coalition during the US-lead 5 eyes Cyber warfare games. These successes led to Alan architecting the UK’s first Cyber Warfare Range for Defensive Cyber Operations.

Alan is currently supporting the MOD’s Independent Service Management capability across the Enterprise.

Why Choose NCL?


For over a decade, we’ve developed a strong reputation amongst our customers and partners for consistently delivering services which help businesses perform optimally and securely. This is why the relationships we’ve developed over the years have become long-standing and deeply trusted.

We’re very proud to have provided continuous IT support to the MoD for over 12 years. This length of service is a testament to the trust the MoD place in our people to deliver results, time and time again. Today, we provide situational awareness of the MoD’s globally-deployed application performance while assisting in troubleshooting issues and collaborating with other delivery partners to solve problems faster.

The lessons we’ve learned in Defence are applied to our engagements with customers in the enterprise sector too, ensuring robust network and cyber management for medium to large scale organisations. We use our long-standing experience in end-to-end performance management as a foundation for all of our services, so we can better define a customer’s complete requirements and deliver a more effective solution, whatever the field of technology. Offering market-leading technology and trusted managed services from ‘Floodlight’ - our own UK sovereign SOC, we work closely with customers in Driving Digital Vigilance across industry sectors.